This is a train I've always dreamt of seeing, and while the day didn't work out like we hoped this shot still made it all worth it! CP's stunning "Royal Canadian Pacific" business train... (more)
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So, as a railfan and photographer we all have those places we have to see and shoot once in our lives. Those "bucket list" spots that are Meccas for those of ... (more)
This has been on my bucket list for a long time and now I have it! The former Maine Central Mountain Subdivision is home to one of the country's finest tourist railroads and there is no better ti... (more)
I snuck into Kevin Burkholder territory (with permission) for a shot of the world famous 431. Here she is leading two leasers deep in Cavendish Gulf on the former Green Mountain Railroad (ex Rutl... (more)
The B&M Lives!
Well...just barely. BO-1 is the last Boston based local freight for B&M successor Pan Am Railways. Here they can be seeing working Boston Sand and Gravel between F... (more)
Saying Goodbye to Boston
CSX's last freight train in the city of Boston says goodbye for what may be the last time. The predecessors of the Boston and Albany began serving their n... (more)
Having just completed its work at the Denali Park depot, the ARR's flagship passenger train immediately sails over the 570 ft long bridge as it starts the rest of its journey to Anchorage, 230 mil... (more)
The colors are wildly ablaze in the Last Frontier in the waning days of summer signaling the end of passenger season on the Alaska Railroad. This year I went back for another shot at the Turn on ... (more)
The colors are wildly ablaze in the Last Frontier in the waning days of summer signaling the end of passenger season on the Alaska Railroad. A lone unit is working hard pulling 8 luxury domes own... (more)
Dreams Do Come True
Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good. This was my first trip to Donner Pass, a place I'd dreamt of seeing ever since I was young child, and I get to shoo... (more)
Winters Last GaspNear the very end of March Southcentral Alaska got hit with its last good snow dump of the winter season. Nearly a foot fell in some places and the fresh afternoon... (more)
On a stunning spring evening in the Last Frontier a southbound freight from Anchorage takes a left turn on to the Whittier Branch main for the 12 mile run to its destination at tidewater on Prince... (more)
This is another of those shots I'd always wanted and just got luck this day and stumbled upon it. It seems a bit like honorary street running and just had an incongruous charm about it.
BN Lives in 2017!
The BN has been gone 22 years but you'd barely know it with this clean white face classic leading a northbound manifest on BNSF's remarkably scenic and surprising... (more)